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Quality of Life Indicators in Context – December 2014

USA Update: December 2014 Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 321,000 in November. The 214,000 jobs in October was revised upward to 243,000, with September’s 256,000 revised upward to 271,000. The unemployment rate stayed at 5.8%. All these welcome upward revisions auger a quickening recovery and a rise in wages, with average [...]

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – October 2014

Focus on US Employment —  October 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in September rose by 248,000 which lowers the unemployment rate to 5.9%. August’s jobs were revised from 142,000 to 180,000, and July rose by a revised 180,000 – a combined 69,000 jobs more than previously reported. There was a 4.2% [...]

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com

Big Money Looking For Green Investments : AltEnergyStocks.com Big Money Looking For Green Investments Posted: 26 Sep 2014 07:18 AM PDT Sean Kidney Climate Finance session at UN Summit is electric.  Insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green [...]

Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds

Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds

  Electric Climate Finance session at UN Summit: insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds It's the day after the UN Climate Summit party in New York. Yes I do feel as if I'm hungover; but it was a gas. If you're one of those who worry about the [...]

How Measuring The Economy Differently Could Increase Gender Equality

Every three months, the government takes the temperature of the economy by releasing Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, figures. GDP goes up: the economy is supposedly healthy. GDP goes down: there’s a bug (or an all-out contagion, as during the Great Recession). But GDP — which adds up the value of work being done, widgets created, profits [...]

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – September 2014

Focus on US Employment —  September 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in August rose by 142,000, mostly in professional, business services, healthcare, leisure and 20,000 in construction while manufacturing remained flat. July rose by revised 212,000 after the downward revision from 298,000 to 267,000 in [...]

Voices from Delaware Are Speaking Out Against Anonymous Company Ownership

Voices from Delaware Are Speaking Out Against Anonymous Company Ownership

August 27, 2014 Latest GFI Blogs Voices from Delaware Are Speaking Out Against Anonymous Company Ownership China’s Corrupt Economic Fugitives are Finding a Home in the U.S. Messi and the International Impunity System Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil  Illicit Finance Journalism Programme Lauches [...]

UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP [...]

Small Chinese cities steer away from GDP

More than 70 Chinese smaller cities and counties have dropped gross domestic product as a performance metric for government officials, in an effort to shift the focus to environmental protection and reducing poverty. The move, which follows a directive issued by top leaders last year, is among the first concrete signs of China switching its blind [...]

The Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Campaign (CEC) is delighted to share exciting news with you,

The Center for Partnership Studies’ Caring Economy Campaign (CEC) is delighted to share exciting news with you,

  NEWSLETTER   August 2014   IN THIS ISSUE Updates: Public Policy - Social Wealth Economic Indicators #Caring Economy Twitter Chat Social Wealth Data Points Caring Economy Story Sharing Project [...]

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